Herizen F. Guardiola (born July 24, 1996) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is known for her breakout role as Mylene Cruz on the Netflix original series, The Get Down.
Guardiola is a native of Miami, Florida. Her father, Juan Carlos, is a reggae musician of Cuban descent, and her mother, Venice Pink, of Jamaican descent, is a nutritionist and yoga instructor. Guardiola has two younger sisters.
Herizen Guardiola made her acting debut in The Get Down, a Netflix original series from Baz Luhrmann. About her discovery, Luhrmann said, “It’s always thrilling to find a fresh unknown talent, particularly one who is not only a terrific actor but a magnificent vocalist.”